Design pre-development

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Vision and innovation on the topics storage and preparation of food, cleaning and disinfection of tableware, care and refresh of clothing.

Development of user scenarios, design of technical-creative concepts and definition of new types of devices and user experience.

Translation of new technologies into meaningful user applications and functional design.

Siemens discControl cooktops

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Conception and design of a new type of analogue cooktop control.

The advantages of direct operation with an analogue knob have been reinterpreted with the smooth precise feel and aesthetics of a flat magnetic disc.

Video discControl +

Conzept+Design: D.Kiel and Team (KIEL,ID)

ICx/ICE 4 Deutsche Bahn

Siemens Mobility

Exterior and interior design of the ICx platform for Siemens AG's offer to Deutsche Bahn.

An aerodynamic train head with clear recognition as part of the ICE brand and a modular interior with a new type of luggage rack that integrates the lighting.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), A.Hackbarth, G.Wilsdorf (BSH)

Protrac pin-pointing system

BAUR testing and measurement technology

Conception and design of the control unit and the acoustic ground probe.

Development of a technically precise design language for rugged outdoor devices and a central cross-device control element.

Video Baur Protrac +

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Siemens dishwasher iQ Serie

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Design detailing of the control panels.

Implementation for the various types of devices and value ranges, with reference to the Siemens design language.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Jet Tender

Speedwave

In cooperation with the shipyard Speedwave and IBSM we are currently working on a jet tender.

The focus is on an independent design language and innovative functional elements and features for an easier use.

Video Tender's first ride +

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), R.Alt (BSH)

Washbasin „Earth“

COOPERATION WITH YLS

Competition entry on the subject of washbasins.

In cooperation and on the initiative of the artist Yvonne Lee Schultz, thematic designs on the subject of washbasins in the broadest sense were created as part of a competition organized by a well-known German ceramics manufacturer.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Instrument cluster for the 7 Series

BMW GROUP

Development of the display and design concept.

An innovative solution and a homogeneous design language for merging analogue and digital display technologies..

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), Y. L.Schultz

titron cable test van

BAUR testing and measurement technology

Conception and design of the entire workspace in the van and creation of the exterior graphics.

The idea of the 'floating' control panel integrates the existing rack system and forms the center of the new design.

Videos cable test van +

Baur titron +

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), (BMW Designteam)

Siemens Venturio System

SIEMENS MOBILITY

Exterior and interior design of the complete Intercity and High-Speed train platform.

Design flexibility of the exterior and smart solutions in the interior create a consistent aesthetic while providing cost-effectiveness for international operators with a wide range of requirements.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

UX/UI Deep Blue System

torqeedo

Interface concept and design for the entire Deep Blue system.

The minimalistic design connects the character of maritime instruments with the aesthetics of modern digital interfaces from the automotive and smart home sector.

Videos Deep Blue Hybrid +

Hybrid Propulsion +

Deep Blue 80i +

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel, W.Strathaus (Digitalform)

E-Light Sport, E-Blaze

KETTLER ALU-RAD

Concept and design of the Wave and Diamond frames.

Evolutionary design development based on the predecessor family and tightening of the design language.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel, O.Sevtsenko, R.Taylor  (KIEL,ID)

Vacuum cleaner

LG ELECTRONICS

Comprehensive market analysis, development of concept and design strategies for the European market.

Two different approaches to the same product: the aesthetics of lifestyle products versus the dynamics from the automotive sector.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Siemens iQ dishwasher

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Design development of the main handles and the operating elements of the basket features in the interior.

A more consistent design of all details for a homogeneous overall picture and to improve user guidance and ease of use.

video iQ700 dishwasher +

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Pendant luminaire system Sleeve

FOCAL POINT LIGHTS

Concept and design of the pendant luminaire system for office use.

Minimalist, the luminous body is 'enveloped' and this defines the light output.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), K.Försterling (BSH)

Posters for science

DIVERSE universities

Concept and design of posters for scientific events.

Complex topics and debates are presented graphically -multi-layered and surprising.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), B.Schlee (Schlee Design)

Siemens coolMedia refrigerator

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Concept and design of the pre-series.

The integration of diverse entertainment modules within the free-standing refrigerator, matches the modern usage of the kitchen as a living room.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Siemens Starter-Kit refrigerator

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Concept and design of standard refrigerator accessories which comprise of egg tray, ice cube tray and bottle holder.

The reduced and detailed design and the texture of the material convey a sense of high quality and make the set fine for the table.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), C.Becke (BSH)

Design strategy vehicle fleet

SIEMENS MOBILITY

Development of a comprehensive design strategy for Siemens trains.

The vehicles are designed differently according to their function, but still form a recognizable family due to the consistent design language.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform), J.Geyer (BSH)

UX/UI Travel and remote throttle

TORQEEDO

UX development for small, low-cost displays without touch functionality.

The operating and design philosophy was based on the Deep Blue Interface we developed -so the customer can easily find his way around when upgrading or using the system on one or more boats. And Torqeedo's corporate design is strengthened.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, J.Ebinghaus, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Avanto Tram Train SNCF

SIEMENS MOBILITY

Exterior design of the modular low-floor tram train Avanto for SNCF.

The design combines the different technical requirements and design features for use in both urban public transport and on mainline lines.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), B.Schlee (Schlee Design)

Aerion recessed luminaire

FOCAL POINT LIGHTS

Concept and design of the recessed luminaire program Aerion.

Simple aesthetics, a high light output and a low price enable a perfect integration into contemporary public architecture.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Rotary knobs for Siemens gas hobs

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Concept and design of the rotary knobs with one hand ignition.

Due to the broad plastic collar, the high-quality solid metal cylinders provide good ergonomics for pushing and twisting and the systemic gap for ignition is covered.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), B.Schlee (Schlee Design)

Alloy wheels

BMW GROUP

Design study for X5 and 7 series.

Various designs taking into account the BMW design language, with a fresh look from the outside.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), A.Hackbarth (BSH)

Steering wheels for Audi

TRW AUTOMOTIVE

Concept and design study of 3- and 4-spoke steering wheels.

Conception of novel controls for vehicle and infotainment functions, optimization of joint pattern and gap dimensions and the integration of the logo.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Coach seats

FRANZ KIEL GMBH

Design studies based on an existing series seat.

The aim was to create a distinctive character for a high recognition value of the brand in the different coaches of the travel operators.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Desktop Computer System

FUJITSU SIEMENS COMPUTERS

Concept and design study of a PC, monitor and keyboard.

The all-grid case front consistently translates the technical requirement for maximum cooling air into a strong design theme for the entire system.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Can closure XO

XOLUTION

Design support of the technical development of a can closure.

Formal development of a product family with regards to brand, content and target group

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel, A.Osthues (Digitalform)

Avanto Modular System

SIEMENS MOBILITY

Concept and design development of the modular rail vehicle platform Avanto.

The modular system enables technical and creative adaptation to the individual needs and requirements of the various international operators.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Ingredient branding

postnova

Concept and design of various signets and definition of claims.

Various designs for OEM products based on the Postnova label.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Scaleo Concept and design studies

FUJITSU SIEMENS COMPUTERS

Concept and design studies for the improvement of the recycling compatibility and to reduce manufacturing costs.

The material structures and textures give the front panel an innovative value that does not require paint or surface coating.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Housing for instruments

VO60

Housing for later installation of a chart plotter and some smaller instruments on the deck of ‘cuba libre’.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Siemens metalSlider cooktop

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Design development of the operating panel.

Pleasant haptics created through the sliding of the minimalistic metal menu bar with brushed surface.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), A.Hackbarth, G.Wilsdorf (BSH)

Siemens Washing Machine

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Advanced development of the interface concept and design.

The realistic representation of the different types of fabric creates a beautiful, clear impression and simplifies the operation.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), A.Hackbarth, G.Wilsdorf (BSH)

Scaleo Personal Computer

Scaleo Personal Computer

Re-design of the volume model.

A larger cooling air intake area for higher CPU performance and the reinterpretation of blue light were the focus.

Concept + Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), J.Geyer (BSH)

Alloy wheels

FORD KA

Concept and design studies.

For a homogenous overall picture the striking arcs of the car design were transferred to the design of the wheels.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Logo and color scheme

mrce dispolok

Design concept logo and color scheme.

The large and two small squares symbolize the movement of goods, the inversely designed lettering the merger of the two companies Mitsui Rail Capital Europe and Dispolok.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Scent emitter system

RUETZ TECHNOLOGIES

Concept and design development of a mobile scent emitter.

Extension of multimedia applications by the component smelling. The necessary air flow was made a theme in the design and thus technically supported at the same time.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Mobile phone

SIEMENS MOBILE

Concept and design of a low budget mobile phone.

Minimal size for minimal price. The concave sides make it comfortable to grip and hold the phone despite its very small size.

Concept + Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Siemens fridge-freezer

BSH HOME APPLIANCES

Concept and design study.

Reinterpretation of a solitaire by using glass and aluminium, which allows a view inside the refrigerator.

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), C.Becke (BSH)

Conzept+Design: D.Kiel and Team (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), A.Hackbarth, G.Wilsdorf (BSH) 

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), R.Alt (BSH)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), Y. L.Schultz

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), (BMW Designteam)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel, W.Strathaus (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel, O.Sevtsenko, R.Taylor  (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), K.Försterling (BSH)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), B.Schlee (Schlee Design)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Koncept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), C.Becke (BSH)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), C.Hartwein (BSH)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, J.Ebinghaus, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel, F. Sorianello  (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), B.Schlee (Schlee Design)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), A.Hackbarth (BSH)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel, A.Osthues (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform), A.Hackbarth, G.Wilsdorf (BSH)

Concept+Design: D.Kiel (KIEL,ID), J.Geyer (BSH) 

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, T.Heilmann, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)

Concept+Design: S.Apetauer, D.Kiel (Digitalform)